Vietnam welcomed nearly 3.7 million international tourists in the first three months of 2020, down 18.1% from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has joined with other local air firms Vietjet Air, Bamboo Airways, and Jetstar Pacific to officially suspend international flights between now and the end of April.
A trekking route in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, the nicest of its kind in Vietnam, has been suspended for Covid-19 prevention since March 22.
All of the passengers entering Vietnam are required to undergo a 14-day concentrated quarantine period as from 0:00 on March 21, according to the Ministry of Transport.
The management board of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum has announced that the visits to the site in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh Square and the nearby monument dedicated to martyrs will be suspended starting from March 23.
Vietnam is set to put a halt to visa issuance for foreigners entering the country for a period of 30 days, starting from zero hour of March 18, according to a new announcement from the Government Office.
The Foreign Ministry warned Vietnamese citizens not to travel to Singapore if not really necessary, after the country issued new regulations on entry procedures amid the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.
All tourist sites in the central province of Quang Tri will be temporarily closed to visitors from March 18 as part of the local effort to prevent the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from spreading.
The Vietnamese government has announced that the country is set to temporarily suspend entry for tourists who are arriving from or who have recently passed through the Schengen Area or the UK from March 15 as a result of concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Coronavirus has already taken a toll on Vietnam’s tourism, with people cancelling holidays and events getting pushed back.
Quang Ninh has decided to suspend overnight stay service on cruise liners and tours of its Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, islands in Co To and Van Don, and relic sites amid the complicated development of COVID-19.
The northern province of Ninh Binh has decided to close all local tourist destinations as from 6:00 am on March 13 in order to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The Central Highland is endowed with many beautiful waterfalls such as Pongour, Prenn and Dambri, Draynur, Dray Sap and especially Phu Cuong in Gia Lai Province.
The Vietnamese Government will halt visa-free travel policy for citizens of eight European countries as from 0:00 on March 12, amid growing concern about the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to temporarily suspend a visa-waiver program for citizens from eight European countries due to growing concerns over the spread of Covid-19.